Sports

Economy boom, officiating bust

We often take for granted that every game we attend is going to have the officiating necessary to put the outcome in the record book. Most of us do not know where those men and wom ...

Sports Chatter

With the high school football season reaching the midway point for area teams, here’s what we think we’ve learned halfway through the year and perhaps what we may need ...

Falcons, Bruins spikers win PVL openers

VOLLEYBALL   Colfax and Bear River tuned up for their first pivotal Pioneer ValleyLeague volleyball match of the season by both posting easy wins Monday evening. The Fal ...

Despite new faces Falcons off to 4-0 start

With only nine starters from last season’s team coming back in 2018, it wouldn’t be too farfetched to think that the Colfax Falcons entered the current football season ...

Placer boys take Nevada Union Invite

GRASS VALLEY– Placer’s boys team and Del Oro’s Riley Chamberlain stole top cross-country honors at Saturday’s Nevada Union Invitational ran in Grass Valley. ...

Placer topples Nevada Union in FVL opener

AUBURN– The Placer girls volleyball team has encountered some speed bumps over the latest stretch of the season. Entering Monday, the team hadn’t played an official mat ...

High school sports shrine to induct Mike Ray, Ron Pucci

Two Placer County high-school sports legends are going to soon give Colfax sizeable presence in the Sac-Joaquin Section high-school sports Hall of Fame. Mike Ray, covered Colfax H ...

Bruins continue to punish opponents

LAKE OF THE PINES– It was business as usual for the Bear River Bruins football team Friday night. Playing an overmatched Encina Prep team, which suited up just 16 players, t ...

Falcons now 4-0 with win over Union Mine

COLFAX – Colfax’s Jake Green returned the opening kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown, and the Falcons never looked back on their way to handing Union Mine a 44-14 drubbin ...

Racing for a championship

SONOMA– Alexander Rossi is knocking on the door of greatness. The 26-year-old Nevada City native, born in Auburn, has a chance to become the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series cham ...

Section final rematch highlights Week 5

Get your popcorn ready. The Sierra Foothill League begins Friday night. Throw in some renewed rivalry games, and we’ve got ourselves a dandy of a preps football weekend. Week ...

Colfax runners pace individuals at PVL meet

COLFAX – With the new CIF Sac-Joaquin Section realignment plan for 2018-2022 putting both Placer and Lincoln in the Pioneer Valley League’s rearview mirror, it was expe ...

Eagle netters turn back Oak Ridge, 6-3

  Using their singles depth as a catalyst, Del Oro’s girls tennis team notched an important Sierra Foothill League victory Thursday afternoon. Playing in El Dorado ...

Kids Triathlon is set for Sept. 15 at Rollins Reservoir

It’s time for the fifth annual Kids Triathlon on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Orchard Springs  Campground at Rollins Reservoir. The event begins at 8 a.m. and is open to k ...

Curtain goes up on SFL play this weekend

While most area prep football teams reach the halfway point in their respective regular-season schedules this weekend, in the Sierra Foothill League, the dress rehearsals are over. ...